Chelsea vs Benfica, Europa League Final Match Highlights [VIDEO]

europa league Chelsea vs Benfica, Europa League Final Match Highlights [VIDEO]

It was another historic night for Chelsea Football Club as they became the first English team since Liverpool in 2000-01 to win the Europa League (then UEFA Cup). The Blues now join the ranks of Juventus, Ajax and Bayern Munich as the only European clubs to win all three European trophies — the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and European Cup Winners’ Cup.

As usual with Chelsea, they didn’t make it easy on themselves, but the final result is all that mattered.

Here are the highlights of Chelsea vs Benfica. Due to rights restrictions, the highlights are for readers in the United States only.

And here’s a bonus video, which features Chelsea (including John Terry) lifting the trophy in celebration:

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